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Black and white photo of Isabelle Bunting sleeping in a raft on the Cayadetta.
In 1988 the Marine Biological Laboratory celebrated its centennial. In this well-researched, sometimes humorous, always human "biography" of this eclectic institution, historian of science Jane Maienschein catches a glimpse of what it is that has made the MBL so special to all who have spent any time there.
Sepia photo of men in boats setting up a row of fishing nets
Black and white photo of some members of the Morgan family. T.H. Morgan is in the back left of the photo.
Sepia photo of Antonio Amaras standing on boat at a dock.
Sepia photo of four men standing on a dock. The second from the left is Paul Conklin
Black and white photo of four men emptying a net on a boat
Sepia photo of Paul Conklin and another man sitting in front of the water
Sepia photo of 12 men wearing rubber boots and a small boy posing outside a building
Black and white photograph of the corner of MBL St. and Water St. The brick buildingon the left is the Lillie Building and its Crane wing, the stone building next to the brick Crane wing of the Lillie Building is the Candle House.
Black and white photo of eleven people sitting and standing on a dock at Stony Beach. Several people are swimming in the water in the backround.
Black and white photograph of five women and four men standing and sitting in a patch of tall grass surrounded by small buildings.